A Guide to the Joseph T. Baily Engineering Lecture Notes, 1870 Baily, Joseph T. Engineering Lecture Notes Ms1993-006

A Guide to the Joseph T. Baily Engineering Lecture Notes, 1870

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Collection Number
Joseph T. Baily Engineering Lecture Notes, 1870
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Baily, Joseph T.

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Scope and Content

Lecture notes on mechanics taken by Baily while a student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. The majority of the notes were based on lectures by Prof. Charles McMillan (1841-?). Subjects are construction of earth dams, strength of materials, and railroad engineering. Includes numerous small sketches throughout the text.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Science and Technology